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CW
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm CDT
schedule at our website: wgntv.com a bond rating agency downgrades the chicago's board of education debt... partly because of the teachers strike. moo's investor service gave the school system an "a-2" score. it had already downgraded cps's bond rating outlook... from stable to "negative" in july. moody's says cps will have a rough time taking the necessary steps to close a nearly one billion dollar budget gap in 2014. cps says working hard to keep students best interests in mind while it makes some tough financial decisions. a heated, racially-charged court battle is under way between the federal government and the city of joliet over control of a public housing complex. the city wants to force the owners of the evergreen terrace complex to sell it to joliet. the federal government says it's a power grab by the city to remove african-american families from the complex which sits on valuable land near harrah's casino. the city insists it's a crime- ridden blight on the community. some city officials have been quoted as calling the tenants "rats and prostitutes." the 2012 ryder cup te
CW
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm CDT
is a bit challenging but i was actually able to get a grant. lisa needed extra educational support for her daughter things like the same pie as tutoring program at the parish youth center with its focus on strong vocabulary reading and writing skills and help with math the financial reality is important programs like this at st. pius the fifth will fall by the wayside in less saint pius can manage to raise enough funds. you don't have the staff of a high school because you don't have the budget to support it. they are educators they are not fund-raisers. then you have the secretaries in the office they didn't go to school for that either so who is doing your fund raising and marketing at the school level? acting as chief fund-raiser to keep family services flowing sister mary paull is a superintendent of schools for the archdiocese and she says over 90 of the archdiocese 256 schools need financial assistance from beyond the parish but she says it's vital to build healthy communities. it's been a port of call for many many years people have got a wonderful education spare so hopefully we wi
CW
Sep 27, 2012 9:00pm CDT
are these flowers going to turn into? >> brad is a special education teacher and conducts class were ever there is a lesson to be taught. michael for the kids i am dealing with is i would like to help them become as independent as possible. if this freshman is an example, it's working. >> i like him because he was a good teacher and he helped me all through the summer and i love him very much. >> he is behaving better, helping around the house more he is actually doing things at home that he normally maybe wouldn't do he is more responsive, and he talks more. >> it was ericksen brother lucas a junior at main west who submitted his name for consideration as teacher of the month he puts in so much time, he puts in time outside of the classroom, he takes his kids on field trips, he brings them here. bir bade is talking about this house on the main west campus ground, it and the gardens nearby service a live skill lab of sorts for his students. >> i found him out here working taking his entire saturday to work and get the dream house started so his kids can learn how to garden and how to
CW
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm CDT
to come here to city hall to explain why. >> the list is growing. in favor of education committee hearings. >> i think we should force the hearings with the education committee. at the same time ask them to appear in front of us. we can start going over the list. >> there refused to a knowledge a school closing plan. high- ranking administrators told them that 80-120 underperforming or underutilized schools could closed. the resolution comes the same week teachers approved a four year $300 million deal. school closings at a retail. this will be the next big fight. >> and is on their hands. it is certainly not on our spirit if they would like to listen to us and make the community and the people who actually work in the schools a part of the process they might actually have a little bit more success. >> they say the public has a right to transparency. >> by having it transparent process of how they're going to close the school and how much money they're going to say if comic gives us a fiscal responsibility. >> a spokesperson released a statement that says we actively engage o
CW
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. no. when i think he is a great man. i think he is a great educator. parents say that father o'donnell came in with a prickly attitude. >> he just came and was a dictator. he was not warm or welcoming to anyone. he is basically just pushing everyone away. >> currently there is no principal at st. margaret's of scotland school parent. >>still to come this midday. tom skilling has your full forecast! tg ids. m uueleoooo
CW
Sep 28, 2012 9:00pm CDT
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CW
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. a huge fiscal challenge for 2014 and beyond. >> the board of education is expected to vote on this contract october 24th. >>talks to end the teacher strike in suburban evergreen park are scheduled to reume at 4:30 this afternoon. after breaking off abruptly early today. teachers are on the picket lines for a third straight day and classes are canceled for about two thousand kids at five schools. the union's lead negotiator says they offered some movement on the major sticking point of health coverage but it was rejected by the school board. the union is now refusing any more face-to-face sessions. they claim a school board attorney unleashed a screaming outburst last night. >> our member asked to not be spoken to in a condescending tone. when the talks resume later today a mediator will communicate between the two sides.. which remain far apart on the major sticking points. >>the wife of congressman jesse jackson junior says she's not sure when he'll return to congress. alderman sandi jackson says it's up to his doctors. >>he is on the ballot. he is going to stay on the b
CW
Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm CDT
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